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Ready, set, go-no-sugar!

The challenge was set – our family was going to go for a month without sugar.

Sometimes I feel like I’m a one woman band, spouting off like a lunatic to Nick, who will nod his head in agreement and make all the right noises. 702 more words

Food And Fasting

The Scoop on Stevia

If you love sweets or are a regular coffee or tea drinker, consider switching to stevia, which is a natural sweetener made from the stevia plant found in South America.  538 more words

Clean Living

Mint Sugar


Last summer I posted about how I like to dry the mint growing in my backyard to use throughout the year for cold or hot tea. 99 more words


Super Simple but Smart Ways to Lose Weight and Get in Shape, Part I

Caption: Hillsides employee, Rob DaSilva sports WOD Gear Clothing t-shirt, a functional athletic apparel company that has selected Hillsides as its beneficiary of this year’s… 396 more words


Artificial Sweeteners (mainly Splenda) and Weight and Stuff

You know you are dealing with an issue that takes credence in hype over science when you look up something like “Splenda and Weight Science” and 98% of the results are healthfood sites, body-building forums, or some site like Splenda Exposed, which uses quack science or justify bashing artificial sweeteners as bad just because they are artificial and not natural. 401 more words

Why i am not sold by agave healthy claim

Agave nectar has been around for several years and promoted as a healthy sugar substitute. It claims that it has a low Glycemic Index (GI) and low Glycemic Load (GL) therefore it is a diabetic friendly sweetener. 503 more words

Diet And Nutrition

Jane's New Items

Written by Jane N. Golub
Director In-Store Marketing Programs


Introducing OXY Daily Defense – acne medications that are designed to be gentle enough for everyday use and keeping skin blemish-free. 237 more words

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